Cigar of the Month: May 2024

May 1, 2024

Cigar of the Month: May 2024

Curated to provide you with some of the best cigars on the market at an unbeatable value, we introduce the Cigar of the Month Club from JR Cigars.

Each month for the past year, you will get five new cigars for you to throw into your humidor for just under $31.00. Subscribe for a year up-front and you will get 10% off, and get a gift worth $60!

By joining the Cigar of the Month Club, you will also get 50% off your JR Plus membership, which includes free shipping on ALL orders, not just Cigar of the Month.

With spring in full swing, signing yourself or someone you love up for the Cigar of the Month this month would be a perfect way to make it to celebrate the warm weather and flowers blooming!

So, check out the selection of cigars we have for May’s Cigar of the Month selection in the list below!

Enjoy!

Ferio Tego Timeless Sterling

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic

Wrapper: Ecuador

Binder: Dominican

Filler: Dominican 

Strength: Medium-Full

Length: 4.75

Ring: 50

Smoke Time: 55-60 Minutes

Formerly known as the Nat Sherman Timeless Sterling, Michael Herklots, former Nat Sherman employee and current brand manager of Ferio Tego has reintroduced this line under the Ferio Tego this past year. The Ferio Tego Timeless Sterling still features the tobaccos that were in the Nat Sherman blend. The only difference is in the changing of the guard when Herklots founded Ferio Tego in 2021 after leaving Nat Sherman.

Hailing from the Dominican Republic, the Timeless Sterling is cloaked in an Ecuadorian wrapper, while featuring tobaccos from its homeland for the binder and filler. Some delicious flavor notes you’ll detect while smoking the Timeless Sterling from Ferio Tego are cashews, cedar, citrus zest, earth, and honey.

This medium to full-bodied 4.75 x 50 smoke will make its debut for JR Cigars in this month’s Cigar of the Month pack that is currently available.

H. Upmann Barbier Toro

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic

Wrapper: Connecticut Shade/Sumatra

Binder: Indonesia

Filler: Dominican Republic/Nicaragua/USA

Strength: Medium

Length: 6

Ring: 54

Smoke Time: 70 Minutes

Our next cigar for May’s Cigar of the Month selection is the H. Upmann 1844 Barbier. The Barbier features a dual wrapper in the style of a “barber pole” commonly seen outside barber shops. This is the first time the H. Upmann brand created this style for one of its lines.

The wrappers featured in this cigar are Sumatra and Connecticut Shade wrappers. For the binder, the Barbier featured tobacco from Indonesia. When it comes to the filler tobacco utilized in this 6 x 54 Toro hails from the United States, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic.

With so many different tobaccos used to create this medium-bodied gem and dual wrapper leaves cloaked around this gem, you’re bound to have a handful of flavors coat your palate. Some flavor notes the Connecticut Shade wrapper will provide are leather, cedar, and cream. When it comes to the Sumatra wrapper, some flavor notes you may detect are chocolate, earth, and black pepper.

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Macanudo Gold Label

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic

Wrapper: Connecticut Shade

Binder: Mexico

Filler: Dominican Republic/Mexico

Strength: Mellow

Length: 4.50

Ring: 60

Smoke Time: 40-45 Minutes

The third cigar on our Cigr of the Month list for May also hails from the Dominican Republic like the aforementioned cigars is the Macanudo Gold Label! Named the “Gold Nugget” due to its 4.50 x 60 size is a perfect nickname for this mellow-bodied gem from Macanudo. This short and stout cigar is perfect for a 40 to 45-minute smoke session in case you’re in a rush but still want to enjoy a premium cigar from a well-known company.

Cloaked in a Connecticut Shade wrapper, the Gold Label from Macanudo features tobacco from Mexico and the Dominican Republic for the binder and the filler portion of the cigar. This mellow-bodied cigar features smooth and creamy flavor notes that are a treat to your palate. Some flavor notes you’ll detect while enjoying the Macanudo Gold Label are baking spices, buttercream, cedar, earth, and toast.

Besides the Gold Nugget size the Macanudo Gold Label comes in, you can get nine other sizes in this line that come in a box of 20 or a box of 25. Whichever cigar or box size you prefer of the Macanudo Gold Label is available on our website, today!

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Aganorsa Leaf La Validacion Series

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

Strength: Medium

Length: 5

Ring: 54

Smoke Time: 60 Minutes

The next cigar that we have for you all in May’s Cigar of the Month selection hails from Aganorsa Leaf! The Aganorsa Leaf La Validacion Series in the Gran Robusto Box Press Corojo is one of the best “bang for your buck” cigars on the market today. This Nicaraguan puro with a reddish hue Corojo wrapper is a scrumptious cigar that belongs in your collection ASAP!

Formerly known as Casa Fernandez Aganorsa line, the company rebranded with a very interesting and important message for all cigar smokers out there and the message is simple. You do not have to validate yourself or talk yourself into enjoying a cigar.

Quite often we always need a rhyme or reason to light up a cigar to enjoy. This cigar line is to validate your want of a cigar just because. So next time you are in the mood for a cigar for the heck of it, make sure to validate yourself into having one!

This 5 x 54 medium-bodied cigar has delicious flavor notes of nutmeg, cocoa, leather, and cinnamon on the backend.

Also available in other wrapper varietals such as Maduro, Habano, and Connecticut, the La Valadacion Series is available on JR Cigars, today!

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Foundation El Gueguense

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Wrapper: Nicaragua

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

Strength: Medium-Full

Length: 6

Ring: 56

Smoke Time: 70 Minutes

A cigar that needs no introduction to most of the cigar industry customer base is next up on our May’s Cigar of the Month pack. The El Gueguense from Foundation cigars is gracing its presence the whole month of May.

One of the heftier sizes under the El Gueguense line, this 6 x 56 medium to full-bodied cigar features the best Nicaraguan tobaccos for the wrapper, binder, and filler!

Comprised of excellent construction and smoke output, the El Gueguense has delicious flavor notes of wood, toffee, sweet spice, and cedar. These combinations of flavor notes will be such a treat to your palate with each puff.

Including the 6 x 56 Toro Huaco, the El Gueguense comes in eleven other sizes, that range from five packs, to coming in boxes of 25. If you’re looking to add excellence to your cigar collection, then the El Gueguense is the one for you!

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Boneshaker Tombstone (JR PLUS MEMBERS ONLY)

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Wrapper: Ecuador Sumatra

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

Strength: Medium-Full

Length: 6

Ring: 60

Smoke Time: 80 Minutes

The sixth cigar is for former JR Plus Members who’ve signed up in the past. The treat they get in May is the Boneshaker Tombstone. Produced by AJ Fernandez, the Boneshaker Tombstone War Hammer comes in a 6 x 60 size that is gaining enormous popularity every day.

This medium to full-bodied cigar is cloaked in an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper while being bound and filled by delicious Nicaraguan tobaccos that hail from AJ’s farm in Esteli, Nicaragua.

After lighting a War Hammer, you’ll be greeted with smooth flavors of chocolate, red pepper, caramel, leather, and cocoa that will be a scrumptious treat to your palate. This masterpiece from AJ Fernandez will become a permanent fixture in your favorite humidor, so order a box of 20 from JR Cigar now!

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Final Thoughts

Have you missed out on the previous Cigar of the Month packs and are looking to play catch up?

If you click here, you can check out the various five-packs of the previous cigar of the month samples we have left over!

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One response to “Cigar of the Month: May 2024”

  1. Duane Hebert says:

    Great Info here

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